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Atkins to Design Jackets for French Offshore Wind Farm

first_imgAtkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed to deliver the front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed design of wind turbine jacket substructures for Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Northern France.The wind farm is being developed by Ailes Marines, a consortium of Iberdrola, Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Caisse des dépôts.The scope of work includes the design of 62 jackets for the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines.Once operational in 2023, the wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 496 megawatts, capable of generating enough clean energy for 835,000 people.Andy Thompson, Atkins’ director of Offshore Wind, said: “This adds to our growing portfolio of offshore wind projects that provide clean energy and play a crucial part in Europe’s energy mix.“It is important that as we work with an international supply chain, we advance the deployment of cost effective renewable energy technologies.”last_img read more

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Fox Creek Mill destroyed by Fire

first_imgThe Millar Western sawmill/planer in Fox Creek has been destroyed by fire.The extent of the damage is still not known, even though the fire started on Friday. At the height of the fire, nearly 40 firefighters were battling the blaze with 11 fire trucks. There were also 3 water bombers used to help prevent the plants log pile from spreading. A Thunderstorm, Friday night did help to slow the flames and fire crews were able to get the fire under control after only about 5 hours on the fire. – Advertisement -The fire has left 60 people without a job and an uncertain future. According to Millar Western the facility is covered by insurance. A total damage estimate won’t be known for several days. The cause still remains unknown, but some believe it may have been an electrical problem.As for rebuilding the mill, no decision has been made by the company.Advertisementlast_img read more

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